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CAD/CAM Technology: How It Works & Its Benefits

January 11, 2024

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CEREC machine

If you’ve ever received a dental crown using the traditional method, you probably remember multiple appointments with uncomfortable, gooey impressions, and a couple of weeks of wearing a temporary crown. Fortunately, modern techniques and technology have brought about alternative methods. CEREC® dental crowns use computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) for the final result. Continue reading to learn more about this process and its benefits.

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Three Cosmetic Dental Issues and What Cosmetic Dentistry Can Do to Fix Them

December 13, 2023

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Patient smiles at her dentist

A smile is a wonderful asset for your health and your social life. Healthy teeth help you consume a wide variety of nutritious foods, assist in the forming of words, and allow you to shoot a confident, friendly grin at other people. While many people might be shy about showing their teeth due to perceived flaws, cosmetic dental treatments can resolve many of these issues by giving patients a smile they can be proud of. Here are a few common dental defects and what cosmetic dentistry can do to help.

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4 Fascinating Facts About Dental Implants

November 7, 2023

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Clear model showing 2 dental implants inserted in lower arch

If you’re looking for solutions to replace missing teeth, dental implants are a great option! They provide unique benefits that other restorations like dental bridges and dentures don’t. Despite this, many patients hesitate to get this treatment because they have heard false information. Keep reading to learn 4 helpful facts about dental implants that might sway your decision!

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Spin or Swipe: The Pros and Cons of Manual vs. Electric Toothbrushes

October 13, 2023

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A woman brushing with an electric toothbrush

Oral hygiene is an important part of overall health and there’s nothing better for oral health than a good brushing. Brushing your teeth regularly can help prevent cavities, gum disease, bad breath, and other dental problems. But how do you choose the best tool for the job? Should you use an electric toothbrush or a manual one?

If you want to compare electric toothbrushes and manual ones in terms of effectiveness, convenience, and cost continue reading. 

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Should I Replace My Metal Dental Crown with a Metal-Free One?

September 13, 2023

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Tooth

Dental crowns have been used to restore compromised teeth for centuries, but modern advances in dentistry have only made them better. Older crowns were made of metal because it was the only material available for a long time. However, a modern ceramic dental crown can now do everything an old-fashioned metal one could while being completely indistinguishable from natural teeth. Here are a few reasons why you should consider replacing your metal dental crowns with modern ceramic restorations.

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Do Veneers Cause Tooth Sensitivity?

August 3, 2023

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Closeup of woman smiling with veneers

Are you happy with how your teeth look? If your smile doesn’t make you feel confident, there are a variety of cosmetic solutions available to help you achieve those picture-perfect teeth that you’ve always dreamed of. Veneers are a popular option, especially for celebrities, because of their ability to transform numerous aspects of the teeth at the same time. However, they do require that a small amount of enamel be removed. Continue reading to learn how this preparatory step affects the sensitivity of the teeth.

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Can You Wait Too Long to Get Dental Implants?

July 6, 2023

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If you’ve been missing teeth for many years now, you may be wondering if you’ve missed your chance to get dental implants. It is never a good idea to put off a surgery of any kind, and dental implants are included. Missing teeth has a negative impact on oral health and can lower your self-esteem. However, dental implants may still be in your future. Here’s what you should know.

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What the Outdoors Can Do for Your Dental Health

June 7, 2023

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Woman smiling in nature

The sun does more than offer warmth in the daytime: it provides us with free access to vitamin D. While vitamin D is essential to many of your body’s functions, it offers significant benefits to your oral health by boosting your immune system. Here are some of the dental benefits of spending a few hours in the great outdoors.

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How Quickly Can You Get a CEREC Crown?

May 13, 2023

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Milling machine for making CEREC crowns

The biggest reason why many people choose CEREC crowns over traditional crowns can be summed up in one word: speed. The CEREC system allows you to receive your final restoration much sooner than you would otherwise. So what will the timeline ultimately look like? Before you schedule an appointment with your dentist to receive a CEREC crown, you should learn more about the process and how long it typically takes.

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Are There Benefits to Smiling?

April 17, 2023

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family smiling

Do you find it easy or hard to show off your pearly whites? Has it been a while since your last dental checkup and cleaning? Have you considered trying cosmetic dentistry to boost your appearance and recapture your confidence? Nowadays, hiding your appearance and your smile is difficult, especially with social media everywhere you look. But did you know there are actual benefits to smiling? Find out how cosmetic dental care can help you look forward to sharing your grin with others.

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